Iranian Elections, The Middle East Music Ensemble, and HIV in India

Iranian Elections, The Middle East Music Ensemble, and HIV in India
Iranian Elections, The Middle East Music Ensemble, and HIV in India

Iranian Elections, The Middle East Music Ensemble, and HIV in India

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Iranians will go to the polls on Friday to vote for representatives in the country’s parliament and the cleric-controlled “Assembly of Experts.” Many international observers are skeptical the elections will be free and fair. We take a look at the candidates and the issues with Ahmad Sadri, professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology at Lake Forest College. For Global Notes, we get a preview of The University of Chicago Middle East Music Ensemble’s performance of Persian music. Plus, Savita Duomai, a physician at Shalom Delhi hospital, joins us to talk about the holistic fight against HIV in India.